How to Tell Stories to Children

Sara Cone BRYANT (1873 - ?)

Sarah Cone Bryant was an educator and storyteller who wrote several books on the importance of oral storytelling to children, and stories to tell children. This volume expounds on her theories and practices of telling stories to children, and provides several examples. Her conversational writing style makes this work as relevant for parents and teachers as it was 90 years ago. (Summary by Sean McGaughey)

Genre(s): Children's Fiction, *Non-fiction

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 0 - Preface and Introduction Sean McGaughey
00:20:32
Play 01 1 - The Purpose of Storytelling in School Sean McGaughey
00:39:37
Play 02 2a - Selection of Stories to Tell Sean McGaughey
00:05:04
Play 03 2b - Example Story: The Three Little Pigs Sean McGaughey
00:05:54
Play 04 2c - Example Story: The Three Bears Sean McGaughey
00:08:45
Play 05 2d - Example Story: The Old Woman and her Pig Sean McGaughey
00:05:17
Play 06 2e - Suggestions and List of Familiar Fairy Tales Sean McGaughey
00:15:02
Play 07 3a - Adaptation of Stories for Telling Sean McGaughey
00:09:45
Play 08 3b - Example Story: The Golden River Sean McGaughey
00:14:40
Play 09 3c - Further Comment Sean McGaughey
00:02:11
Play 10 3d - Example Story: The Red Thread of Courage Sean McGaughey
00:04:18
Play 11 3e - Example Story: The Elf and the Dormouse Sean McGaughey
00:05:16
Play 12 3f - Analysis of Method Sean McGaughey
00:01:42
Play 13 4 - How to Tell the Story Julie VW
00:39:03
Play 14 5 - Some Specific Schoolroom uses of Storytelling Robert L. Roach
00:15:37
Play 15 6 - Stories Selected and Adapted for Telling- Especially for Kindergarten and Class I Bridget Gaige
00:43:48
Play 16 7 - Stories Selected and Adapted for Telling- Especially for for Classes II and III Julie VW
00:52:35
Play 17 8 - Stories Selected and Adapted for Telling- Especially for Classes IV and V Pep
00:47:41
Play 18 9 - The Child Mind and How to Satisfy It Julie VW
00:17:30